Haw Tua Tau and Another v PP and Tan Ah Tee v PP and Low Hong Eng v PP

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date1981
Date1981
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162 cases
  • PP v Sukumaran a/l Sudram
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 Enero 1999
  • Chai Chien Wei Kelvin v Public Prosecutor
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 16 Octubre 1998
    ...from the primary facts in the absence of any further explanation: see the landmark case of Haw Tua Tau & Ors v PP [1980-1981] SLR 73 [1981] 2 MLJ 49 . LP Thean J (as he then was), delivering the judgment of the Court of Appeal in Sim Ah Cheoh v PP [1991] 2 MLJ 353 at pp 358-359, referred to......
  • SM Summit Holdings Ltd and Another v Public Prosecutor and another action
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 13 Octubre 1997
    ...be upheld. It is clear that `reasonable cause` is less than showing what is required under s 189 CPC, as interpreted in Haw Tua Tau [1981] 2 MLJ 49; [1980_1981] SLR 73. Section 189(1) provides that, at the close of the prosecution case, the court has to call the accused to enter on his defe......
  • Samlee Prathumtree and Another v Public Prosecutor
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 21 Agosto 1996
    ...evaluation of the evidence (which was all thatwas required by s 189(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code as explained in Haw Tua Tau v PP [1981] 2 MLJ 49; [1980-1981] SLR 73 and more recently in Ng Theng Shuang v PP [1995] 2 SLR 36) to infer that there was a common intention to causebodily ha......
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2 books & journal articles
  • DRINK DRIVING LAW: A WRONG TURNING IN THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACT?
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 1994, December 1994
    • 1 Diciembre 1994
    ...appears not only permissible but necessary to decipher the content of “fundamental rules of natural justice”, see Haw Tua Tau v PP[1981] 2 MLJ 49, 53. 76“Everyone charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed innocent until proven guilty according to law”. 77 Salabiaku v France (1988) 1......
  • CRIMINAL OFFENCES UNDER THE SINGAPORE COPYRIGHT ACT — LEGAL AND PROCEDURAL ISSUES
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 1999, December 1999
    • 1 Diciembre 1999
    ...Court, Singapore) at 933—936. 61 Under ss 180(f) and 189(1) CPC. This test was enunciated by Lord Diplock in the case of Haw Tua Tau v PP[1981] 2 MLJ 49 and has subsequently been approved in innumerable Singapore cases. 62 Interestingly, the Chief Justice in the Summitcase, supra note 60, a......

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